Pharmacology

  • Drug Mechanisms and Actions

    PCOL:4130
    Spring Semester, 2015

    Course Director

    Barry Kasson, PhD
    Phone: (319) 335-9954

    Lectures

    1:00-1:50 pm, (1:00-2:20 pm on exam days, 2-224 BSB)
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday
    Watzke Aud. 3 BSB

    Note:
    Thursday, January 15 and Friday, January 16
    10:30 am-12:30 pm
    2-224 Bowen Science Building

    Course Schedule

    Date Lecturer Topic
    Jan 15 Kasson Drug Absorption and Distribution
    Jan 15       Kasson     Pharmacodynamics
    Jan 16 Kasson Drug Metabolism and Excretion
    Jan 16 Kasson Drug Dose Regimens
    Jan 21 Fisher Receptors and Signaling
    Jan 23 Koland Introduction to Antimicrobial Agents
    Jan 26 Koland Inhibitors of Cell Wall Synthesis; beta-Lactam Antibiotics
    Jan 28 Koland Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
    Jan 30 Koland Antimetabolites, Quinolones and Metronidazole
    Feb 2 Koland Antifungal Agents
    Feb 6 PROGRESS EXAM I
    Feb 9-Mar 6 Brennan  VIDEO LECTURES 
    General Anesthetics I and II, Local Anesthetics
    Feb 11 Chen Antiviral Agents
    Feb 13 Usachev    Analgesics I - Opioids
    Feb 16 Usachev Analgesics II - Opioids and Triptans
    Feb 18 F.Quelle Inflammation - Immunomodulators
    Feb 20 F.Quelle Inflammation - Antihistamines
    Feb 23 F.Quelle Inflammation - Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)
    Feb 25 F.Quelle Inflammation - Treatment of Asthma
    Feb 27 F.Quelle Renal I
    Mar 2 F.Quelle Renal II
    Mar 4 Strack Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
    Mar 6 PROGRESS EXAM II
    Mar 9 Strack Cholinergic Stimulants, Inhibition of Cholinesterase
    Mar 11 Strack Cholinergic Antagonists
    Mar 13 Strack Drugs Affecting Nicotinic Receptors
    Mar 16-20   SPRING BREAK
    Mar 23 Strack Adrenergic Stimulants
    Mar 25 Strack Adrenergic Blocking Agents
    Mar 30-Apr 10
    F. Quelle VIDEO LECTURES 
    GI Drugs I and II
    Potthoff Drugs Used in Atherosclerosis
    Apr 6 Lamping Central & Peripheral Mechanisms of Hypertension
    Apr 8 Lamping Antihypertensive Agents
    Apr 10 PROGRESS EXAM III  
    Apr 13 Lamping Coronary Heart Disease
    Apr 15 Fisher Heart Failure
    Apr 17 Faraci Antiarrhythmic Agents
    Apr 20 Potthoff Anticoagulants, Antithrombotics, Thrombolytic Drugs
    Apr 22 Fisher Drugs Used in Anemias
    Apr 24 Kasson Insulin and Anti-diabetic Agents
    Apr 27 Kasson Corticosteroids; Contraceptives
    Apr 29 Kasson Agents that Affect Bone Mineral Homeostasis
    May 1   PROGRESS EXAM IV